The San Antonio Spurs selected the Reading, Pennsylvania native 18th overall, putting Walker in position to play for one of the NBA’s most highly-regarded franchises and for one of the league’s all-time great coaches in Gregg Popovich.
University of Miami freshman guard Lonnie Walker IV officially declared for the 2018 NBA Draft Wednesday with the intent to hire an agent.
Sophomore and Miami native Dewan Huell announced via social media that he will declare for June’s NBA Draft but said that he will not sign with an agent as to retain his college eligibility.
Duke freshman guard Gary Trent Jr. scored a season-high 30 points and No. 5-ranked Duke needed less than three minutes to erase a 13-point second-half deficit, scoring 18 consecutive points to overtake No. 25 Miami 83-75 on Monday night.
Georgia Tech’s Josh Okogie scored a season-high 30 points, Jose Alvarado added 12 points and Georgia Tech upset No. 15 Miami 64-54 on Wednesday night.
Miami smothered Pittsburgh when it mattered in a 67-53 victory on Saturday in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both schools.